UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Mariano Bezerra vs Sicilia

1,897

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Mariano Bezerra

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
63% chance Mariano Bezerra
WILL WIN

1,803

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rony Mariano Bezerra
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.0 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Harder to hit 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 8.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Advantages for Sam Sicilia
Stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 8.0 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better takedown defense 8.4 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Taller 173 cm vs 170 cm Almost the same
Younger 32 years vs 34 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Mariano Bezerra on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sicilia’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rony
Mariano Bezerra
In 8:46, how much damage will he do? Mariano Bezerra Sicilia
Significant Strikes46
Mariano Bezerra's average striking offense may be a factor against Sicilia's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 79 Significant Strikes in 8:46
Average
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Mariano Bezerra's average takedown offense is matched by Sicilia's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:46
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Mariano Bezerra is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Mariano Bezerra has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Mariano Bezerra is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Sicilia on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Mariano Bezerra’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Sam
Sicilia
In 8:46, how much damage will he do? Sicilia Mariano Bezerra
Significant Strikes43
Sicilia's average striking offense is matched by Mariano Bezerra's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 79 Significant Strikes in 8:46
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Sicilia's average takedown offense is matched by Mariano Bezerra's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:46
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sicilia has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Sicilia is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Sicilia is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Mariano Bezerra 8.4
fighter Sicilia 8.5
Great striking by Sicilia
11 strikes Nov 09, 2013 vs Pepey
33 strikes Jun 01, 2012 vs Marcello

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Mariano Bezerra 8.0
fighter Sicilia 8.4
Great takedowns by Sicilia
1 takedown Nov 09, 2013 vs Pepey

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Mariano Bezerra 7.7
fighter Sicilia 8.1
Great knockouts by Sicilia
Round 1 Nov 09, 2013 vs Pepey
Round 2 Jun 01, 2012 vs Marcello
Round 1 Jan 15, 2011 vs Gybels

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Mariano Bezerra 8.2
fighter Sicilia 7.0
Great submissions by Mariano Bezerra
Round 1 Jun 08, 2013 vs Wilkinson
Round 1 Dec 15, 2010 vs Sardinha
Round 1 Sep 12, 2009 vs Arantes

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Mariano Bezerra 8.8
fighter Sicilia 8.3
Fast finishes by Mariano Bezerra
84 seconds Jun 08, 2013 vs Wilkinson
556 seconds Oct 13, 2012 vs Sicilia
75 seconds Dec 15, 2010 vs Sardinha
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 13, 2012UFC 153
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
R2 SUBX
1,8611,846
1,9091,799
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Mariano Bezerra
legend Sicilia
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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